Uninstall Windows® XP® in HP G71t Notebook
Provide the guidelines for uninstalling Windows XP in HP G71t Notebook
HP G71t notebook with Windows XP is known for its excellent performance. Due to some reason or to upgrade your Windows XP, you may need to uninstall your previous operating system. To uninstall Windows XP you have to follow few steps and understand them before doing so.
Guidelines to uninstall Windows XP in HP G71t notebook:
- Uninstall Windows XP in HP G71t notebook
- Things to keep in mind while doing so
- Reason for uninstalling Windows XP in HP G71t notebook
Uninstall Windows XP in HP G71t notebook
There are various methods that can be used to uninstall Windows XP from your notebook. To uninstall using ‘Add or remove Program’ from the ‘Control Panel’ you have to follow steps like click on the ‘Start’, click ‘Run’ and type “appwiz.cpl” in the open box and then click ‘OK’. You can be displayed with the show updates check box. Then click on the ‘Windows XP’ and then on the ‘Remove’ which can uninstall it from the system. You can also use the hidden service pack uninstall by few steps like click start, then click on ‘Run’ and type “c:Windows$NtServicepackuninstall$spuninstspuninst.exe” in the open box and then click ‘Ok’. You may get the removal wizard then click on the ‘Start’ button to uninstall the Windows XP.
Things to keep in mind while doing so
While uninstalling you have to take backup of all the data and the application programs that are installed on the system as they may get deleted after uninstalling. Keep a backup of the drivers so that it can be used later. If you are having knowledge regarding the uninstallation process then only do it by yourself or else call a iYogi technical person for assistance. Make sure that all the files that are stored in the system are also deleted or removed after uninstallation as this may cause problem while installing another operating system.
There are various reasons that may need the operating system to be uninstalled like if there is virus infection then your system maynot start which requires uninstalling of Windows XP. If few or all of the files are corrupted then this may lead to uinstallation. If you want to upgrade your operating system then you have to uninstall the previous one so that you can install a new one. If the operating system is not installed properly then you have to reinstall it by uninstalling it first then reinstalling again.